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the transport of dissolved material within a plant

(genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts

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This explains why couples with a reciprocal translocation have significant problems conceiving and carrying to term.
The male patient was diagnosed with a balanced three-way reciprocal translocation after his female partner suffered repeated miscarriages and an elective abortion due to the fact that the embryo was affected with an unbalanced translocation.
In addition, 38 (50%) of the chimeric reads were mapped to each of the resulting derivative chromosomes, supporting the presence of a reciprocal translocation event.
Confirmation of the chromosomal translocation: Spectral karyotyping (SKY) was performed which showed the balanced reciprocal translocation (BRT) involving only chromosomes 18 and 22.
A balanced reciprocal translocation involving chromosomes 5, 8 and 12 has been identified by WSW and his colleagues in 13 individuals in 3 generations of an extensive Indian family in Natal.
Historically, CML was the first MPN to have a known acquired chromosomal abnormality, a reciprocal translocation between the long arms of chromosomes 9 and 22 known as the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph1) and designated as t(9;22)(q34;q11).
Either a paracentric inversion of chromosome 10, or a reciprocal translocation between chromosomes 10 and 17, result in a RET/PTC fusion gene, placing the tyrosine kinase domain of RET (usually constitutively silent in follicular cells) under the transcriptional control of constitutively active genes.
Individuals with reciprocal translocation (2-way exchange of material between 2 nonhomologous chromosomes, with no net gain or loss of genetic material) are phenotypically normal unless the break-points interrupt or modify the function of a gene or genes (1).